Brazil held to 0-0 draw by South Africa

Brazil held to 0-0 draw by South Africa

By Tales AzzoniAP Sports WriterBRASILIA, Brazil — Brazil started its quest for an Olympic gold medal in men’s soccer with a disappointing ...

May 26th, 2016 updated: August 4th, 2016. |  


Rio Games an acid test for Olympics’ appeal in a grim world

Rio Games an acid test for Olympics’ appeal in a grim world

RIO DE JANEIRO — Even if only for two weeks, can “Faster-Higher-Stronger” overpower deadlier, scarier and bloodier? Can the Olympic ...

May 25th, 2016 updated: August 4th, 2016. |  


Wilbur Lee McDuffie

CLARKTON — Mr. Wilbur Lee McDuffie, 78, of 172 Ida Lane Road, passed away Saturday, Dec. 26, 2015 at his residence.There will be a viewing Frida...

December 31st, 2015 |  


Iris Barnhill Cain

GARLAND — Mrs. Iris Barnhill Cain, 79, of 1865 Hell Town Rd., passed away Wednesday Nov. 25, 2015 at Sampson Regional Medical Center in Clinton,...

November 27th, 2015 |  


HomeGrown November 2015

HomeGrown November 2015

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November 25th, 2015 updated: November 21st, 2015. |  


Biles’ run at Olympic history ends with bronze on the beam

Biles’ run at Olympic history ends with bronze on the beam

RIO DE JANEIRO — Simone Biles felt her right foot slip. Then her left.As she reached down to steady herself on the balance beam — her firs...

November 10th, 2015 updated: August 15th, 2016. |  


Egyptian judoka refuses to shake Israeli opponent’s hand

Egyptian judoka refuses to shake Israeli opponent’s hand

RIO DE JANEIRO — Middle Eastern politics spilled onto the judo mat Friday at the Rio de Janeiro Olympics when an Egyptian competitor refused to ...

November 9th, 2015 updated: August 13th, 2016. |  


Area restaurants, businesses go ‘Vape Free’

PENDER COUNTY (WECT) — The Pender County Health Department is inviting area businesses to go “Vape Free.” They have sent businesses ...

November 2nd, 2015 |  


LUMBERTON — The FEMA Disaster Recovery Centers in Lumberton and Fayetteville will be closed on Monday in observance of the Martin Luther King Jr...

October 23rd, 2015 updated: January 14th, 2017. |  


US ousted, Sweden wins 4-3 on penalties after 1-1 draw

US ousted, Sweden wins 4-3 on penalties after 1-1 draw

BRASILIA, Brazil — Taunted by local fans since the Olympics began and stinging from a surprising loss, Hope Solo called Sweden a “bunch of...

October 15th, 2015 updated: August 13th, 2016. |